Bidding War Over “Fifty Shades of Grey” Imminent

Written by Jenny Brady on Saturday, March 24th, 2012

Fifty Shades of Grey may have started out as fan fiction based on Twilight, but now it’s looking to be its successor. Universal, Sony, Paramount and Warner Bros. are all in the hunt to grab the rights to the series by E.L. James. (more…)

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“The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” Disappoints at Box Office

Written by Brandon Williams on Saturday, March 24th, 2012

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo was part of one of the bestselling series of the last decade, but the Hollywood film based on Stieg Larsson‘s novel failed to resonate with the moviegoing public.

The big budget adaptation starring Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara performed “below expectations,” according to MGM, who considers it a modest lost. (more…)

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Fight Club Author’s Car Gets Crushed by Trailer

Written by Brandon Williams on Saturday, March 24th, 2012

Bestselling author Chuck Palahniuk was in an accident Friday morning when an out-of-control truck crashed into his car when he was attempting to pull out of his driveway.

The truck was rounding a curve too fast when he lost control of his trailer. The trailer tipped over and slid onto Palahniuk’s car as he was waiting to pull out of his driveway. The trailer hit the right side of Palahniuk’s Toyota Prius. (more…)

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Senator Pens New Book About Alternative Energy

Written by Brandon Williams on Saturday, March 24th, 2012

Former North Dakota Senator Byron Dorgan is trying his hand at fiction, writing a new eco-thriller novel about an attempted sabotage on alternative energy development. (more…)

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Order of Joanna Brady Books


Joanna Brady is a character who appears in novels by American author J.A. Jance. The Joanna Brady series is set in the town of Bisbee, Arizona – where Jance grew up. Joanna starts out of the wife of Andy Brady, who is running for sheriff. He gets murdered, so she decides to take his place and ends up winning the election. (more…)

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Order of J.P. Beaumont Books


J.P. Beaumont is a fictional Seattle homicide detective who appears in novels by American author J.A. Jance. The J.P. Beaumont series is Jance’s first and largest series of her four series. (more…)

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James Patterson is the Iron Author

Written by Brandon Williams on Friday, March 23rd, 2012

James Patterson is the busiest top-selling author at the moment. He has three books near the top of bestseller lists, with Guilty Wives coming out next week. (more…)

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Order of J.A. Jance Books


J.A. Jance is the pseudonym of American novelist Judith Ann Jance. Jance’s publishers convinced her to use the gender-neutral pen name “J.A. Jance” because she was writing mystery novels about a male detective. Jance’s novels fall into the mystery and horror genres. (more…)

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Order of Paul Madriani Books


Paul Madriani is a fictional character featured in a series of legal thriller novels by American novelist Steve Martini. Both Undue Influence and The Judge have been adapted for television mini-series by CBS and NBC, respectively. (more…)

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Feds Seize 11 Lbs. of Marijuana Addressed to St. Martin’s Press

Written by Dan Malone on Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

So… who ordered the pot?

11 pounds of marijuana valued at $70,000 coming from “ABT Books” in San Diego were seized before they arrived at the St. Martin’s Press New York City offices. Postal workers noticed a “suspicious odour” emanating from them. (more…)

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